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Linda Mann

Linda Mann is a highly accomplished Interiors Leader and Principal based in Dallas. With an impressive 28 years of experience with her firm, Linda has established herself as a seasoned professional in the field of interior design. While Linda’s professional achievements are notable, she places great importance on her personal life as well. She actively volunteers at St. Luke’s Dallas and participates in the Back On My Feet program, lending her support to those in need. Furthermore, Linda contributes her expertise and insights by serving on the City Lab Advisory Board and the TCU Advisory Board. Linda holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Texas Christian University(TCU). Her educational background, combined with her professional experience, has equipped her with a solid foundation and expertise in her field. Linda Mann is an exceptional interiors leader who combines her wealth of experience, passion for design, commitment to community service, and thirst for knowledge to create impactful and innovative spaces for her clients.


Patricia Lopez

Patricia Lopez joined Baskervill as an intern in 2005 and never looked back. Now, 18 years later, Patricia – a certified interior designer and LEED-accredited professional – leads hotel and resort projects for Baskervill throughout the US and Caribbean. Having spent the entirety of her career in hospitality design, Patricia has an acute understanding of how hotels operate, where owners will see the most return on their investments, and how design decisions can shape the operational efficiency and performance of a property. A Boutique 18 Honoree in 2020, Patricia counts a Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design finalist and IIDA IDEA Award-winners among her most notable projects. Instagram: @p_lodesignlife


Sara Greenwood

Ms. Greenwood is a sustainability consultant with over 18 years of experience. Her expertise and insight into emerging green building practices and technologies provide a unique perspective for clients pursuing green building certification and sustainable business initiatives. Her demonstrated experience in sustainable program development and management helps to guide project teams through strategic planning, documentation, and certification processes. Project experience ranges in building types such as public assembly, multifamily residential, commercial offices, retail, aviation, hospitality, K-12, higher education facilities, healthcare, logistics parks, and government buildings. She has supported the US Green Building Council to inform updates to the last two versions of the LEED rating system, participated on the LEED Steering Committee, LEED Advisory Committee, and served as one of a few LEED project reviewers for GBCI. Ms. Greenwood is recognized as the highest status professional, a LEED Fellow. She also serves on the WELL Advisory Committee and is WELL Faculty. Ms. Greenwood founded her independent consulting firm upon moving to Kansas City from California in 2012.GCG team members are located across the US and bring diverse expertise. GCG is a certified Women’s Owned Business and demonstrates strong leadership in the green building industry. GCG provides green building project management services, sustainable business initiatives, and ESG consulting services.

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Katie Crockett

Katie Crockett is the president of Lamoureux Pagano Associates | Architects. In her role as president, she takes the lead on the strategic vision and direction for the company, cultivating and maintaining client relationships, and developing LPA|A’s staff. She has held a key role in many of the firm’s most prominent projects with municipalities and institutions in the greater Worcester Area including the new Doherty Memorial High School currently under construction. She is a corporator with the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, trustee of Mechanics Hall and the Worcester Research Bureau, and received a Women in Design Award from the Boston Society of Architects. Instagram: @lpaarchitects

Erin Anderson

As Director of Interior Design, Erin brings creative and technical skills to create environments that represent the client’s vision. She is a senior principal with over 20 years of design, planning, and project management experience across multiple markets. Erin is passionate about the integration of sustainability, equity, and diversity, and understands the impact of interior design on the human experience. Erin’s success in the IIDA community includes an IIDA New England Healthcare Design Award and IIDA New England Fashion Show Awards. Erin’s commitment to design excellence extends to the Portland Society of Architecture, where she is an active board member. In her free time, Erin enjoys riding her Harley, skiing the slopes, and dabbling in anything artistic and creative. Instagram: @smrt_ae and @eanderson324

Natasha Tashian

A Principal and Studio Director with OTJ Architects, Natasha is a versatile interior designer with experience spanning corporate offices, research and development facilities, building amenities and repositioning, and life science projects. Her ability to provide leadership and encourage collaboration within her team and along with her clients translates to a seamless process from the onset of the project through to close-out. Natasha is also noted for her ability to apply a strategic design approach while leveraging her extensive knowledge of varied workplace typologies to develop bespoke spatial solutions that connect each client to their culture.


Natasha holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the Wentworth Institute of Technology and has served as a critic and mentor at her alma mater. Her work has been honored with the International Interior Design Association’s Northeast Award for Best Office Design and a Merit Award from the Illuminating Engineering Society. A representative sampling of Natasha’s recent projects includes workplaces and laboratory space for pioneering research organizations such as Dyno Therapeutics, Sherlock Biosciences, Agios Pharmaceuticals, and Butterfly Network to name a few.

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